Is Love a Color? Do Girls Lie? Forbidden Verses Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated African poetry book from Arlington Heights, IL author, Javon Walker.

Arlington Heights, IL, November 24, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Forbidden Verses: Love, Lust & Passion Explored Come, see, a vision like none other... by Javon Walker. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the African poetry category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Walker’s poems include: “Highly Private Love Letters,” “Forbidden Verses,” “Taboos” and “Sealed Classifieds.”

The poet addresses subjects like Do girls lie? what men want, a false kiss, is love a color? love and wrinkles, falling in love, do girls play hard to get? a false marriage, love changed Pluto, Caesar to Sheba, April to Romeo, Cato to Brianna, and Delilah to Pharaoh.

Just to name a few...

131 pages in length, Forbidden Verses: Love, Lust & Passion Explored Come, see, a vision like none other... is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the African poetry category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Forbidden Verses meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $29.95.

Additionally, Forbidden Verses can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432756406

Format: 6 x 9 paperback white

SRP: $29.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Javon Walker in his own words, about himself: “Javon sounds like the fragrance of an enchanting cologne -- one you want to remember, right? Only this time, it’s the artist himself. He stays with you for hours. Called a Master Poet after the similitude of a vibrant imagination. Feel his breath on the very ears of your soul. By popular demand and public appeal, get-ready to feast the feast of discernment.”

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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